Jammu’s Sargam Koushal was recently crowned Mrs World 2022, and brought the first woman to bring the title back to India after over two decades. Sargam represented India among 63 countries at the gala event held at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino earlier on Saturday. After winning the title, she was crowned Mrs India by the 2021 winner Shaylyn Ford from US. The first runner-up was Mrs Polynesia and Mrs Canada was the second runner-up.
The development comes after Sargam defeated 51 contestants from across the nation to be crowned Mrs India World at a entertainment centre in Goregaon, Mumbai. After being crowned Mrs India World, she took part in the Mrs World 2022 competition to represent India and compete against women from 63 countries.
Prior to Sargam Koushal, model and actor Aditi Govitrikar had won the Mrs World title back in 2001. After being crowned, Sargam burst into tears of happiness and was heard expressing gratitude. She also took to Instagram and shared pictures from the evening, captioning them with – “The long wait is over, it’s after 21 years we have the CROWN back!”.
Sargam hails from Jammu, and is the wife of an Indian navy officer Aditya Manohar Sharma. She has a Masters degree in English Literature, and a B.Ed degree.
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In 2001, model and medico Dr Aditi Govitrikar burst into the entertainment scene and made the buzz for being the first Indian woman to win the Mrs World title.
After the wait of over two decades, the country has got the crown back, after Jammu’s Sargam Koushal was crowned Mrs World 2022 earlier on Saturday. At a gala event held in Las Vegas earlier on Saturday, Sargam beat 63 women representing their countries, to be crowned the Mrs World 2022.
Sargam Won Mrs India World in July
While Mrs World 2022 hails from India, Mrs Polynesia and Mrs Canada were held the first-and-second-runner-up. Sargam achievement comes after she was crowned the Mrs India World earlier in June at an event held in Goregaon, Mumbai, where 51 contestants from the nation had participated. Being crowned Mrs India World paved her way to compete in the Mrs World 2022 pageant.
“Long wait is over”: Sargam Reacts After Being Crowned
The Great Pageant Community, leading global pageant portal, congratulated Sargam for her feat. On its Instagram, the page shared a picture of Sargam being crowned the title, and captioned it with, BIG WIN for INDIA 🇮🇳 🇮🇳 🇮🇳 | And after 21 years, INDIA wins Mrs World pageant!! Congratulations @sargam3 @mrsindiainc for winning the title of #MrsWorld 2022.”
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Sargam herself took to Instagram to make an announcement about her achievement, and shared a picture from the evening. “The long wait is over, it’s after 21 years we have the CROWN back!”, she captioned the picture with.
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Earlier, she worked with pageantry industry specialists to prepare for Mrs World 2022. She worked with ramp walk specialist Kavita Kharayat, fitness and health expert Jinni Shaikh, hair and make-up artist, Cherag Bambooat, and diet expert Dr Varun Katyal.
A teacher, model and content writer by profession, Sargam is married to Aditya Manohar Sharma, an Indian navy officer. She is a B.Ed graduate from Jammu, and a post-graduate in English Literature from the University of Jammu.
Her father is a retired banker from Jammu, and her husband is posted in Mumbai.